Billable Medical Code for Other Specified Noninflammatory Disorders of Cervix
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 622.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 622.8.
The Short Description Is: Noninflam dis cervix NEC.
Nabothian cyst is also known as atrophy of cervix, bleeding cervix, cervical annular detachment, cervical effacement 30%, cervical effacement 40%, cervical effacement 50%, cervical effacement 60%, cervical excitation absent, cervical lesion, cervical mucous acellular, cervical mucus dysfunction, cervix tender, cyst of cervix, discoloration of cervix, edema of cervix, entropion of cervix, fibrosis of cervix, healed lateral tears of cervix, hemorrhage of cervix, internal os closed, lesion of cervix, lump of cervix, postcoital cervical mucus, rigid cervix, senile atrophy of cervix, small uterine cervix, thin cervical mucous, uterine cervix double, uterine cervix fissured, uterine cervix not seen, and uterine cervix not stretchy. This excludes endometriosis (617.0), fistula (619.0-619.8), and inflammatory disease (616.0). This applies to atrophy (senile) of cervix, cyst of cervix, fibrosis of cervix, and hemorrhage of cervix.
Nabothian Cyst Definition and Symptoms
A nabothian cyst is a lump on the surface of the cervix that is filled with mucus. These cysts appear as a tiny, white, raised bump and are found during pelvic exams. These cysts typically cause no symptoms, some of the symptoms that they may cause, which are a large sign for concern, are unusual discharge, severe pelvic pain, and bleeding between menstrual cycles.